Lawsuit: Yale removed depressed student from campus

Mail Online | 10/30/2016 | Associated Press;Keith Griffith For Dailymail.com
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A Yale University graduate is suing the Ivy League school on allegations she was wrongly removed from campus after she sought counseling for depression as school officials worried about more negative publicity following two student suicides.

The lawsuit was filed on November 5 in federal court in New Jersey by a woman known only in court documents as 'Z.P.', the Yale Daily News reported on Friday.

Yale - Spokeswoman - University - Officials - Litigation

A Yale spokeswoman says university officials do not comment on pending litigation.

The former student says Yale violated her constitutional rights by placing her on mandatory medical leave after she sought counseling in November 2016, the same month as the two suicides.

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She alleges she was unlawfully held for involuntary treatment at Yale-New Haven Hospital and hospital staff illegally gave her medical information to Yale officials.

She was reinstated in the fall of 2017 and graduated this year.

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The allegations date to a period when two Yale undergraduates committed suicide in less than a week.

Hale Ross, a 20-year-old from Washington DC, committed suicide in his dorm room in Calhoun College on October 30, 2016.

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Then on November 4, 2016, Rae Na Lee, a 20-year-old undergraduate from Seoul, South Korea, was found dead of a suicide in her New Haven home.

The alumna who filed the lawsuit says she approached her religious advisor expressing concern that the campus had returned...
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